What's in Store for Alumni & Family Weekend: Oct. 18-20

Every autumn, Fairfield University students, families and alumni join together for Alumni and Family Weekend! Students and alumni connect and network, current students can share their experiences with their families, and everyone celebrates the past, present, and future of Fairfield University! Here are some of the events you can look forward to this year: 



Saturday, October 19th

Noon – 4 PM | Rafferty Stadium Parking Lot

(Rain Location: Leslie C. Quick, Jr. Recreational Complex, Field House)

Live music. 

Live dance and cheer. 

And so much delicious food! 

If you like the sound of that, don’t miss Stagfest! It’s the feel of a music/food festival, and it’s always a fun time with family and friends.


Food trucks from b.Good, Colony Grill, Source Coffee Bar, Old Post Tavern, and more will be throughout Rafferty parking lot, along with a beer + wine garden for those who are 21+.

Vouchers are required for the food vendors and the beer + wine garden, so get them early!


There will be a Pep Rally from 3:00- 3:30 PM with performances by our cheer & dance teams and the University Pep Band. Join our varsity athletic teams, coaches, and administrators as we officially kick off the 2019-2020 athletic season.

Study Abroad: Fairfield's Offerings & What Families Need to Know

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM | Gonzaga Auditorium.

Have you ever wanted to learn Art History in Florence, Italy?  

If you want to study abroad, mark this event on your #AFW checklist! You and your family will get to learn more about the Office of Study Abroad’s academic partnerships abroad, which complement and enhance the academics offered on Fairfield’s campus! For more information about Study Abroad, visit their website.

There are so many events for Alumni and Family Weekend on the official schedule. Check them out here. Can’t wait until Alumni and Family Weekend? Same here! 


Until next time, Collegiettes! (Brb, I’m going to get my tickets for Stagfest right now... )